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New England College    
 
    
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
2016-2017 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs

DSM 5130 - Psychology of Social Media


The effectiveness of digital and social media depends on developing networks of meaning as well as markets, and in order to market products and services or influence opinions effectively, it is essential to get to know the audience first. By understanding the motivation and behavior of various publics, leaders can make effective decisions regarding products, price promotion and distribution, or messaging in order to improve communication campaigns and support the overall strategic planning of an organization. Topics such as the factors that influence consumer behavior, cultural influences, social stratification, motivation and personality, purchase behavior, and e‐Consumer behavior will be examined in this course. (4 Credits)